The Beer In ME

Our Road Team Helps To Drive Our Tours

Don LittlefieldFestivals and Events

Our company attends over 30 beer festivals and other events around much of New England to actively promote our tour operations in Portland, Boston, and Providence. Learn more about the activities of our festival and event Road Team members, and how you can join them. If you attended any of these events this year, you might…

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New Tour Itineraries For Fall and Winter

Don LittlefieldNew Tours

The summer has drawn to a close, and we are clearly now in the fall. That means it’s time for new tours! Learn more about these new tour itineraries that are available for booking now. Our schedule changes twice every year, in November and then again in May. This gives us an opportunity to produce new…

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Meet The Team – Aaron

Ellie YahnStaff

Aaron has been involved with the company since the very early days. Learn more about one of our longest serving employees. About six months after our bus wheels hit the pavement, Aaron was asked to fill in one day as a driver for Saturday tours. He has been involved with our company ever since working behind-the-scenes as…

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Meet The Team – Alex

Ellie YahnStaff

Many of our guests hop on board our tours to get the inside scoop on where to go and what to do while they are visiting Maine. In this case, they get suggestions and recommendations from someone who grew up on an island in Casco Bay. In the latest of our staff profiles meet Alex,…

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Announcing Our New Malts and Mariners Tours

Don LittlefieldSports Tours

Professional hockey returns to Portland this year with our new team the Maine Mariners. And now learn about a new Malts and Mariners tour that is available before 21 different home games this season! We were pretty sad when Portland lost it’s professional hockey franchise a couple of years ago. Our company had created a…

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Planning A Brew Bus Tour For Your Company

Corporate ToursDon Littlefield

The summer is winding down…and it is time to buckle down and settle into a more steady workflow. But may have already noticed you and your colleagues are already getting the work blues. What can be done to boost office morale this fall? A corporate tour on The Maine Brew Bus can be a great…

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What’s New This Summer on The Maine Brew Bus

Don LittlefieldPublic Tours

We have changed a lot of things on our tours for the busy season here in Maine.  It truly would be much easier on us to not make so many changes. But we ask our guests, staff, and partners for feedback on our tours and schedules with an eye for us to make improvements. We…

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David Chick Named Staff Photographer

Don LittlefieldStaff

The Maine Brew Bus has added an important position to the team, naming David Chick of Portland as the company’s first Staff Photographer. David Chick of Portland will take on the role of shadowing tours and taking pictures to showcase our tour operations staff, our guests, and also our partners. For David, photography has been…

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Meet The Team – Tom

Ellie YahnStaff

Tom has become a well-known driver and guide for our tours. But he has also shared his knowledge with tens of thousands of students through the years – but not about beer. In the latest staff profile, we will learn more about the man who has dedicated his whole life to teaching people. Tom Major…

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Meet The Team – Ryan

Ellie YahnStaff

Let’s learn about Ryan, a driver and guide for us on the bus. Our latest staff profile shows us how he found his way from Maine’s mountains and oceanside resorts to join Team Brew Bus. Ryan Bolduc of Waterville, Maine, has been with the Maine Brew Bus since the summer of 2017. His interest in craft…

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Maine Beer Tours | Bike and Brews Tour

Bike and BrewsDon LittlefieldMaine Beer Tours

Join us for an afternoon of biking, discovery, and craft beer on our brand new Bike and Brews tour in collaboration with our bicycle-loving friends at Summer Feet Cycling. Portland is a great city for biking, and for craft alcohol. And with so many craft breweries and other producers located near safe biking paths, Maine…

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Meet The Team – Andy

Ellie YahnStaff

It’s time to learn more about Pepper, or Tito, or Snuggles, or whatever name this particular driver and guide is calling himself today. Check out the next staff profile in our series – all about Andy. Born and raised in Holliston Massachusetts, Andy Scherer started working for the Maine Brew Bus in 2015 right after…

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Our new Northern Exposure tour shows you great beer north of Portland

Don LittlefieldPublic Tours

Many of our tours are designed around the craft breweries that are located right around Portland. But our new Northern Exposure tour heads north of Portland to check out this up and coming beer scene. We are so excited about this new tour that we are bringing back a favorite name that has not been…

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A New TripAdvisor Award for the Maine Brew Bus

Don LittlefieldPublic Reviews

We received some exciting news today, The Maine Brew Bus is now in the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame! TripAdvisor created the Certificate of Excellence award in 2011 to recognize hospitality companies that deliver consistently great service across the world. It takes into account the frequency, as well as the overall rating of the…

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Meet The Team – Greg

Ellie YahnStaff

The next profile in our series features our Group Sales Coordinator, Greg. Learn more about the interesting path that led to him joining Team Brew Bus. Greg Klein joined the Brew Bus in May 2017 and began driving, guiding and fine-tuning his craft alcohol knowledge helping to give our guests an unforgettable experience in Beercationland….

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It’s Now Time for An All-Wine Tour

Don LittlefieldWine Tour

Every regularly-scheduled public tour we have run since 2012 has featured at least one brewery on the itinerary. Many of our tours feature only great beer from Maine breweries. But now we have introduced an all-wine itinerary every Saturday afternoon that is appropriately called…Not Your Average Wine tour! We are lucky that Portland, Maine has been…

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Who makes those delicious snacks we had on the tour?

Ellie YahnPartners

Thousands of Brew Bus guests have enjoyed our famous snack served during the tour, a tasty vegetarian hand pie. They are prepared for us at a special place in Portland called Ten Ten Pié – a very unique bakery and market inspired by different types of street foods and international cuisine. At Ten Ten Pié you will…

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Meet The Team – Sarah

Ellie YahnStaff

Part of a series about each of the individuals that make up our amazing tour operations team. Today, find out about more about Sarah. Sarah Haywood has been a guide and driver with the Maine Brew Bus since August of 2017. Born in Vassalboro, Maine, she says her interest in craft alcohol – beer in…

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Maine Beer Tours | Brews Cruise on Casco Bay

Brews CruiseEllie YahnMaine Beer Tours

When I think of the summertime in Portland, all I can picture myself doing is hanging out on a boat somewhere, enjoying delicious local beer, and living the way life should be. There isn’t anything much better than cruising around Casco Bay on a perfect sunny day enjoying everything the islands, cliffs, and water have…

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Sights and Cider in Spain this Summer

Don LittlefieldGroup Trips

We have teamed up with our friends at eighteen twenty wines and Longer Vacations to put together an amazing group trip opportunity to visit Spain this July! Located in Portland, eighteen twenty produces amazing wines made from rhubarb. But they also make delicious cider from apples, and they desire to see this very special place in…

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